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Houston Grand Opera

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Works: 101 works in 192 publications in 3 languages and 5,617 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Operas  Psychological fiction  Live sound recordings  Western stories  Drama  Televised operas  Filmed operas  Interviews  Television adaptations 
Roles: Performer, Production personnel, Producer
Classifications: PS3537.T3234, 782.1
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Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in English and held by 851 libraries worldwide
"The first complete recording of the opera based on Gershwin's original score, restoring the material cut by Gershwin during rehearsals for the New York premiere in 1935, was made by the Cleveland Orchestra under Lorin Maazel in 1976, in time for the U.S. Bicentennial"--Wikipedia (Feb 2007)
Treemonisha by Scott Joplin( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 704 libraries worldwide
The story of Treemonisha, who, because of her education, becomes a leader of her people in up country Arkansas in the later half of the 19th century
La cenerentola by Gioacchino Rossini( visu )
17 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 392 libraries worldwide
An adaptation of the Cinderella story. The story is the familiar fairy tale but with the fairy element left out. In place of the fairy godmother, we have Alidoro, a philosophic person and friend of the Prince. The glass slipper is replaced with a pair of bracelets. One of these bracelets is given to the Prince at the ball and recognition of the other leads to the customary happy ending
Dead man walking by Jake Heggie( file )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 339 libraries worldwide
The song of Majnun : opera in one act by Bright Sheng( file )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 337 libraries worldwide
Highlights from George Gershwin's Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( file )
6 editions published in 1983 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 287 libraries worldwide
Treemonisha : an opera in three acts by Scott Joplin( visu )
14 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 274 libraries worldwide
Presents the only surviving opera written by jazz composer Scott Joplin. Combines European opera, African dance and American popular music forms to depict late 19th century Black rural social life
The refuge by Christopher Theofanidis( file )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 259 libraries worldwide
Cruzar la cara de la luna = To cross the face of the moon by Pepe Martínez( file )
2 editions published in 2011 in Spanish and held by 258 libraries worldwide
George Gershwin's Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( file )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
Scott Joplin's Treemonisha : original cast recording by Scott Joplin( file )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
The story of Treemonisha, who, because of her education, becomes a leader of her people in up country Arkansas in the later half of the 19th century
The little prince : an opera based on the book by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry by Rachel Portman( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 204 libraries worldwide
An operatic interpretation of the children's book The Little Prince (Le Petit Prince) written by Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Of mice and men by John Steinbeck( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
In depression-era California, two migrant workers dream of better days on a spread of their own until an act of unintentional violence leads to tragic consequences
A composer's notes : Philip Glass and the making of an opera ( visu )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 161 libraries worldwide
Details the background of Glass's opera Akhnaten as it was produced simultaneously in Germany and the United States. Glass provides ongoing commentary as the viewer is taken from background research in Egypt, to staging and preparation, including discussions with both directors and leads, and to opening nights in Stuttgart and Houston
Little women : an opera in two acts by Mark Adamo( visu )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
Based on Louisa May Alcott's popular novel, Mark Adam's opera Little Women has been performed in more than 70 international and national engagements since its 1997 première
Florencia en el Amazonas by Daniel Catán( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 140 libraries worldwide
Resurrection by Tod Machover( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Cold Sassy tree by Carlisle Floyd( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
The Dracula diary by Robert Moran( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
Nixon in China by John Adams( visu )
4 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Walter Cronkite provides historical background and narrates this grand opera depicting U.S. President Richard Nixon's historic state visit to mainland China in February 1972. Features the Houston Grand Opera Chorus, the Houston Grand Opera Orchestra, and dancers Heather Toma and Steven Ochoa
 
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Italian (14)
Spanish (3)
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